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Benjamin Reesor Diary, 1890-1892

M_1977_2_7 Benjamin Reesor Diary 1890-1892_43.pdf

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May 1891

laid up fence between pasture & Meadow J McGaw & Willie Wales were here at supper we went Ground Hog shooting awhile this evening, got none. W fine & Cler I & Nancy went to Markham AM

16 B got Mary May shod H brought load sand from W Milnes AM H & B brought 2 loads PM J & A fixed fences. W. very Cold & strong N. Wind

Sundy Whit Sundy 17 Isaac Reesor's were here at dinner B & girls were at AB's I & Nancy & little ones went to Br C's to supper they were in Vaughn but Came home early W. Cler & Cool a little Cloudy towards evening

Whit Monday 18 I went to Ceder Grove AM when I got home Br inlaw Simeon Hoover's their son Albert & his wife Annie Raymond their daughter Mary & her Man Frank Williamson were here & wanted to go fish so I & J & B went with them to Mouth of Rouge got very few. W. Cool north wind Cler

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May 1891

19 I & J went to Markham for 6 Barrels of lime AM I & A took 700 fet Maple flooring to D Ramer's PM H & B began digging Kitchen foundation at other house F & Fanny Susanna & Mary & Br inlaw Peter Hoover's went fishing to Mouth of Rouge Caught about 60 fine ones J plowed in turnip ground W,. Cler & Cool

20 B helped F & H finish digging foundation AM he finished spr spreading dung PM I & A spread AM J plowed A helped PM W. a very little rain AM very fine & Cler today, real warm F & H drew stones into foundation PM

21 Finished drawing stones into foundation & finished plowing our turnip ground. W. very warm

22 B helped H finish plowing turnip ground at other place & A helped Kill Flavius' 2 pigs he sold them to Lewis for $15.00 I bought them of W Reesor

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